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There are currently 16 events in 2 pages.

Art Class for Beginners
Date: 27th January 2020
Details:  Mon 27th Jan, 2pm - 4pm (Doors open 1.30pm)

In partnership with Wigan Council, The Old Courts are delighted to offer Dementia-Friendly drawing sessions with Wigan artist Anna FC Smith.

All materials are provided for these accessible and relaxed drawing sessions. Everyone is welcome, whether you are looking to rekindle your love of drawing or if you just fancy making friends and trying something new. Give it a go!

Free Admission
Venue:  Cafe Space, Entrance 7
The Old Courts
Crawford Street
Wigan
WN1 1NA
Website:  Click to visit

The Wednesday Club
Date: 29th January 2020
Details:  29th January, 10am - 12pm

A chance to meet and make friends and set the world to rights, play a variety of indoor games, enjoy a brew, chat or just read a newspaper. £3.00

For further info call Age UK Wigan Borough 01942 615883
Venue:  Queens Hall, Market St, Wigan. WN1 1HX
Website:  Click to visit

Leigh Classic Film Club
Date: 31st January 2020
Details:  Friday 31st Jan, doors open 12.30pm, film starts 1pm

Monthly dementia friendly film screenings with subtitles

Join us in celebrating the 85th birthday of a favourite of ours, Russ Tamblyn, by watching the classic film, Tom Thumb.

Guest speaker from Wigan Council Safeguarding Partnership

£2 per person. Tea & coffee provided and bring your lunch if you like. Come along, you’ll be most welcome!
Venue:  The Derby Room, Turnpike Centre, Civic Square, Leigh. WN7 1EB
Website:  Click to visit

Art Class for Beginners
Date: 3rd February 2020
Details:  Mon 3rd Feb, 2pm - 4pm (Doors open 1.30pm)

In partnership with Wigan Council, The Old Courts are delighted to offer Dementia-Friendly drawing sessions with Wigan artist Anna FC Smith.

All materials are provided for these accessible and relaxed drawing sessions. Everyone is welcome, whether you are looking to rekindle your love of drawing or if you just fancy making friends and trying something new. Give it a go!

Free Admission
Venue:  Cafe Space, Entrance 7
The Old Courts
Crawford Street
Wigan
WN1 1NA
Website:  Click to visit

Children’s Mental Health Event
Date: 4th February 2020
Details:  Tuesday 4th February, 10am - Noon
Breakfast barns served from 9.15am

Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh wants to find out how parents/carers view CAMHS, and to learn what support they are offered, or need, to support their children.

We also want to hear from those who work closely with children and young people, and learn what works well and where there are gaps in support for parents/carers and young people.

The event will involve:
• Speakers including parents/carers and adults working with children
• Surveys for parents, carers and professionals
• Workshop discussions

To book a place please see the Eventbrite link below
Or contact Karen Wilson on 01942 834666
Email karen.wilson@healthwatchwiganandleigh.co.uk
Venue:  St Peter’s Pavilion, Hurst St, Hindley, Wigan. WN2 3DN
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan U3A Speakers Meeting
Date: 5th February 2020
Details:  Wed Feb 5th, 10am - 12pm

Neil Smith ~ 1000 Years of Guitar

WIGAN U3A brings together retired local people in their ‘third age’ to share their interests and enjoy volunteer led activities at a variety of local venues.

Non-members are welcome to attend two meetings before joining, so why not come along and see what we’re all about!

Tea and coffee £1 per cup
Venue:  The Edge Conference Centre, Riveredge, Wigan. WN3 5AB
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan and District Speakers Club
Date: 6th February 2020
Details:  Thursday 6th February, 7.30 - 9.30pm

The Club provides a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

New members welcome! £5 per session
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington Street, Scholes, Wigan, WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

All Write Up North Event
Date: 8th February 2020
Details:  Saturday 8th February, 10am - 1:30pm

Networking and workshops for aspiring writers, illustrators and anyone interested in creating or publishing word.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

To register your interest, please email library.transformation@wigan.gov.uk
Venue:  Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan, WN1 1NH
Website:  Click to visit

InMind Mental Wellbeing Awareness Session
Date: 12th February 2020
Details:  Wed, 12 February, 1pm - 2pm

• Remove Stigma - we want to break down the stigma around mental health.
• Understand - mental health & wellbeing and how to maintain it.
• Take notice - be able to notice signs / changes in yourself, your family, friends & colleagues and keep them InMind.
• Ask - know what you can do to help.
• Act - where to access or sign post others to help.

Free event, please register online.
Venue:  Sunshine House Community Hub (Annex 1)
Wellington Street
Wigan
WN1 3SA
Website:  Click to visit

Mental Health Market
Date: 14th February 2020
Details:  Friday 14th February, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Improve your mental wellbeing

Wigan and Leigh Community Therapies Hub are hosting a Marketplace of Mental Health Support on …

Come and find out about the fantastic range of services, groups and support available in your local area!

You’ll find local health, education, activity, carer, voluntary and charity services and groups. All welcome!

For more information contact:
Community Therapies Hub 01942 772124
Venue:  Kingsleigh Community Centre, Leigh. WN7 4LR
Website:  Click to visit

 
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